The Bible and Women

The Bible and Women Pt 5

“A fundamental assumption about the nature of the Bible discussed in this chapter is its ‘incarnational’ nature, in analogy to the incarnate reality of the Word made flesh (Jn 1:14).  This means that the Word of God, his ‘lamp to…

The Bible and Women Pt 4

There is an issue which remains that is screaming for a voice in this discussion.  I am sure it is also in the back of the minds of many who read this.  What about the word ‘submission?’  This is a…

The Bible and Women Pt 3

What I have proposed in this discussion is the Greek word kephalé rendered head has the intended meaning in a literal sense as the head of a body or in the metaphorical sense as ‘source.’  Applying it this way in…

The Bible and Women Pt 2

Before I continue with this blog, I must acknowledge the work of Manfred T. Brauch in his book, Abusing Scripture: The Consequences of Misreading the Bible, IVP, Downers Grove, Illinois, 2009. I am using this book as a guide in…

The Bible and Women Pt 1

The Trinity is the pattern for all human relationships.  The incarnation now means this relationship is inserted into humanity.  Our understanding of all relationships is now viewed through the life, love, community and Personhood of the the Father, Son and…